"gatherings" in the noun sense
1. gathering, assemblage
a group of persons together in one place
2. assembly, assemblage, gathering
the social act of assembling
"they demanded the right of assembly"
3. gather, gathering
the act of gathering something
4. gather, gathering
sewing consisting of small folds or puckers made by pulling tight a thread in a line of stitching
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